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Mar 14, 2011 5:30pm PDT
tracy shows us how natori, once a thriving farming town, has been turned into a wasteland. >> reporter: more than three days now after the earthquake hit and the tsunami roared through natori city, the homes are still smoldering and this is basically all that is left of this town that was once home to about 74,000 people, many of them farmers. now it's basically deserted. emergency vehicles are the only traffic on the roads and this man is one of the only people left in town. everyone else is gone because so are their homes. this used to be a neighborhood. now it's simply a debris field. these were houses. >> yes. >> reporter: now they're all gone. >> all gone. nothing. >> reporter: our driver used to take this street when he drove his family to the beach. he can't believe what's happened. >> the tsunami. >> reporter: then the tsunami came through. >> they cannot climb away to escape. >> reporter: that wave essentially erased natori off the map. hundreds of people are missing here, many feared dead. the military is searching the rubble for those who were swept away. just down the road
Mar 15, 2011 7:00pm EDT
, that's why they're calling on us. >> couric: james, there have been some questions about these reactors and specifically their design. what can you tell us about that? >> well, there have been some questions that have been raised for a while about the integrity of their containment vessels. but i think there's actually a bigger safety issue here. i think the question that's raised, both in japan and in the whole of the rest of the world, is whether the so-called design basis for reactors is sufficient. have we correctly predicted the size of natural disasters or man made disasters to which they might be subject? >> couric: what about the 140,000 people who have been told to stay inside and not evacuate? what are the health risks to them? >> well, right now with the numbers that we have, those numbers are not good. i mean, it's not good to be in that area. but being inside really does cut down the exposure significantly. it's a good policy that they're telling them. >> couric: all right. james acton and cham dallas, gentlemen, thank you both. >> thank you. >> thank you for havin
Mar 21, 2011 7:00pm EDT
crazy qaddafi" he says. but jiahani tells us he just wants to see his besieged city finally free. the latest reports we're hearing is that there is fierce fighting going on in ajdabiya at the moment. the front line has been very fluid, moving several miles in a day. katie? >> couric: and, mandy, what's going on right now where you are in benghazi? >> well, the main concern here is pockets of rogue elements loyal to qaddafi that are doing hit-and-run attacks so rebels here have been beefing up security, adding more checkpoints in key locations. >> couric: mandy clark, as always, man dishgs thank you so much. meanwhile, house speaker john boehner called on president obama today to make clear exactly what the mission in libya is and how it will be accomplished. david martin reports the president and the military tried to do just that. >> reporter: now in its third day, operation odyssey dawn gathered steam as aircraft from more and more countries joined american jets in enforcing a no-fly zone over libya. their mission is limited to stopping qaddafi from attacking his own people, but the
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